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Top 5 reasons why Applications Manager is the best SolarWinds SAM alternative

 
ManageEngine Applications Manager
SolarWinds SAM
Unified Monitoring Platform

Applications Manager

Applications Manager is an an all-in-one application performance monitoring tool that supports over 150 technologies like servers, applications, databases, cloud, virtualization, big data, containers, middleware, ERP, etc. - both on premise and cloud. This eliminates the need to buy and integrate with multiple solutions which is time-consuming, effort intensive, and requires training.

SolarWinds SAM

To monitor a diverse business infrastructure and get performance metrics similar to Applications Manager, users need to purchase multiple solutions like Server & Application Monitor (SAM), Web Performance Monitor, Database Performance Analyzer, Virtualization Manager, Pingdom and AppOptics.

 
 
Transparent and affordable pricing

Applications Manager

Applications Manager follows an instance based licensing model.

Model
No of monitors
Price
Subscription
25
$945
Perpetual
25
$2274

SolarWinds SAM

SolarWinds SAM follows node-based and component-based licensing.

Node-based licensing model
No of nodes
Price
Subscription
25
$3137
Perpetual
25
$5995

In Component-based licensing, Additional Polling Engine (APE) requires extra licensing cost. There is also extra licensing cost for High Availability.

 
 
Affordable support plans

Applications Manager

Free 24/7 premium customer support for all customers irrespective of deployment size or purchase order.

SolarWinds SAM

Provides three types of support: Professional (Included with cost but with limitations), Premium (additional $15000/year), and Premium Enterprise (additional $45000/year) support.

 
 
Easy to set up

Applications Manager

Applications Manager is easy to set up and use. Download and install. Run the automated discovery. Start monitoring. It is that simple.

SolarWinds SAM

SolarWinds SAM requires a steep learning curve and takes time to set up. Onboarding and implementation is a complex process that requires assistance.

 
 
Business Priority

Applications Manager

Customer-focused approach, hence we develop solutions organically in-house, leading to all systems working seamlessly. Our Company is privately held and profitable since its inception. So we are able to improve our focus on research and product development.

SolarWinds SAM

Aggressive acquisition style of operation. This can lead to interoperability issues between different products in the portfolio as the company tries to "fit in" acquired solutions

 
 

The difference is clear

Feature wise comparison between Applications Manager and SolarWinds SAM

Functionality
ManageEngine Applications Manager
SolarWinds SAM
Application Performance Monitoring
 
On-premise monitoring for Java, .NET, PHP, Node.js, Ruby on Rails.
 
Synthetic transaction monitoring
 
 
Web application monitoring from multiple locations inside your own data center
 
 
Application and Web Server Monitoring
 
Including Microsoft .Net, VMware vFabric tc Server, Oracle Application Server, Apache Geronimo, Jetty and more
 
Database Monitoring
 
Out-of-the box monitoring support for popular RDBMS and NoSQL databases like Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis and more
 
Available partially via SolarWinds SAM but requires purchase of SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer for complete support.
Server Monitoring
 
Cloud Monitoring
 
Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Office 365, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), and more
 
Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Office 365.
Virtualization Monitoring
 
VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix, KVM, RHEV, and more
 
Available partially via SolarWinds SAM but requires purchase of SolarWinds Virtualization Manager for complete support.

Recognized by industry third-party vendors

Not one, but several third-party vendors recommend Applications Manager! Take a look at how they have rated us!

Vendor
Criteria
ManageEngine APM
SolarWinds SAM
Gartner
Evaluation & contracting
4.4/5
4.3/5
 
Integration & Deployment
4.5/5
4.5/5
 
Service & Support
4.6/5
4.5/5
G2 Crowd
Ease of Use
10/10
7.9/10
 
Quality of Support
8.7/10
8.3/10

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    Over
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  • Alternative to SolarWinds SAM - ManageEngine Applications Manager

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    Supports
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    Support for
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